Fire Information

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Be informed of the most current fire information before you head out to visit your Public Lands!

Currently there are no fire bands on the GMUG National Forest (August 2017)

TO REPORT A FIRE: CALL 911 or call the Fire Dispatch Centers:

Go to Inciweb for current information on national incidents such as fires, floods and other events

Dispatch Centers

Hotlines for a recording of updates on current fires:

  • Bureau of Land Management, Southwest (Colorado) District Fire Hotline: (970) 249-1070
  • Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit Hotline (970) 244-3104
  • GMUG National Forest Fire Hotline (970) 874-6602

Prescribed Fire - learn more about our prescribed fire plans, monitoring and use of fire for ecological restoration.

Recruitment - learn more about our four engines, the Skyway Wildland Fire Module, and our Job Corps Fire Crew

Fire Prevention, Education and Mitigation learn more about fire stage restrictions, the firewise program and fire adapted communities

Helpful Fire Information and Links


Wildland Urban Interagency Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide (2014)<